Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Visible World” as Want to Read:
The Visible World
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Visible World

3.75  ·  Rating Details  ·  4 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
From the publisher's website:

In language that is direct as the noon-day sun Toronto’s Poet Laureate, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco returns to the wilderness terrain of his Trillium nominated The Dark Time of Angels to ask difficult questions of an acutely examined life. The Visible World is a metaphysical journey through the landscape of a traitor heart with its primal urgencies a
Paperback, 59 pages
Published March 20th 2006 by Mansfield Press
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Visible World, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Visible World

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-6 of 6)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Sep 01, 2013 Toni rated it it was ok
Shelves: read-in-2013
A lot of attention to the dead -- always one of my favorite topics. I'm partial to the shorter poems ("The Poems the Dead Get," "About This Life," "Doing Funerals," "In Search Of"). Some memorable and moving lines, such as:

my mother is buried
so many miles away in my heart;

-- from "In Search Of"

But overall, I tired of so much of the same sentiments and vocabulary.
Jun 13, 2008 Eleanor rated it liked it
Very hit-and-miss. Like a tougher, more direct Billy Collins when he's good.
Anne marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2015
Charles rated it it was amazing
Jun 30, 2014
Mansfield Press
Mansfield Press rated it it was amazing
Nov 25, 2015
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book